Wednesday, August 16, 2017

After buying Whole Foods, Amazon looks to get their customers out of packed parking lots, crowded stores and long checkout lines to buy groceries online.
Sonny Perdue USDA

Sonny Perdue says give him a year to fix Rural Development programs. Fix what? The much needed, heavily used programs aren’t broken. Yet.

According to Alan Guebert, the point is as simple as it is apparent: climate change is happening and will continue to happen.

Alan Guebert gives his take on corruption within the beef industry and questions the pros and cons of country of origin labeling.
Sonny Perdue USDA

Sonny Perdue invoked a 2014 Farm Bill directive to create the undersecretary of trade by eliminating the undersecretary of rural development.

Human engineering and agricultural innovation have made farming safer over the years.

Alan Guebert gives his view on Perdue’s decision to “slow down” implementation of the nutritional school lunch standards promoted by Michelle Obama.

Sonny Perdue will have his hands full considering America’s slipping hold on the global farm trade and President Trump's clear anti-trade stances.

The top bosses at ag-centered commodity groups and federally-chartered checkoff agencies had far better recent years than the farmers they claim to serve.

Art Cullen of the Storm Lake Times won journalism’s highest honor for a series of 10 editorials on why Iowa “has the dirtiest surface water in America.”
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